Travel Blogs from Bern
... from Va with their two granddaughters...took a walking tour to see the clock tower that sets the time for the whole country and all the sandstones houses from the 1100s. Makes us look brand new. We took two trains to climb high into the alps and will have dinner overlooking the snow covered mountains. Wyatt found my small Amelia brush and was using it like a hammer as he said his ABCs. Sounded like ...
... to the track. As the only girls there Leandra and I knew we were in for a tough time from the guys. Firstly you have to sign up with the track and you get issued with a membership card, we felt pretty cool, having go karting cards to add to our collection. We got suited up, only with a face mask and a helmet that was too big for me even though it was a child's helmet, the smallest they had. I have a particularly small head, but my wild hair makes it look normal sized, well ...
... next day. Phoebe very much enjoyed spending about an hour throwing stones into the river. Our last day in Bern was a steady one getting some odds and sods done. We biked over to Mike's work in the afternoon and Phoebe enjoyed meeting the chickens and other animals - looks like a fantastic place to work surrounded by countryside and with views of the Alps. They've even got an egg vending machine. Whatever next.
Overall we've found Bern and really ...
... I got soaked!!
The breakfast I got consisted of a few bits of bread and a roll with some spreads, coffee and orange juice. When they said breakfast was included in the price I was thinking more like a cooked breakfast at least. Oh well, I suppose we cannot win them all.
While I sat there eating the bread breakfast I was watching the traffic on the road outside. It was just as mad and as busy as it was yesterday when I arrived here. Does this city ever not ...
We wrapped up our stay by doing some shopping, cooking dinner at the hostel, and playing some cards.
Off to the French Riviera in the morning. St. Maxime on the French Riviera is the site of 45th amphibious invasion of France. Originally the mission was to be name Operation Anvil, and Normandy was to be Operation Hammer (hammer and anvil) but the military didn't have enough ships to pull off a 2 headed ...
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